Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Skype calling and Pandora Premium arrive on Alexa devices

Skype calling arriving soon for Amazon Echo devices Skype calling comes to Alexa devices, furthering Amazon and Microsoft’s surprising partnership
Sandy Mccarthy | 20 November, 2018, 11:13

You can now make Skype calls through your Alexa-enabled device.

To that second point, Microsoft has just announced that Skype calling is now available via Alexa, with Amazon's Echo hardware supporting basic Skype calling.

Skype works on a variety of Alexa-powered devices, with audio calling for the original Echo and other Amazon smart speakers and video calling for the Echo Show. Amazon's older Echo Spot had video calling capabilities, but it only worked between Spot devices.

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Smart home devices were the hot, gift-worthy items during last year's holiday season and 2018 is shaping up to be no different. Once you sign in with your Microsoft account, you'll be ready to go. The Xbox One now supports Alexa, and Amazon has launched its own Alexa Windows 10 app to bring the digital assistant to all PCs. You can use that credit to make worldwide calls or reach people who aren't on Skype. if you're opposed to using Alexa's built-in calling feature that does it for free.

To add Skype to Alexa, users will have to link their accounts in Alexa's settings. Right now, you can get three months of Amazon Music Unlimited, and you will also get an Echo Dot (third-generation) for just a buck.

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